Skip to Content


Pronunciation: di-ki'le-a

Definition: A lip appearing to be double because of the presence of an abnormal fold of mucosa.

[G. di-, two, + cheilos, lip]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.